Indigenous Me Youth Publication Contest

CALLING FOR INDIGENOUS STUDENTS TO SHARE THEIR STORIES

Are you an Indigenous student enrolled in grades 7 or 8, or in high school? We want to hear from you!

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CALLING FOR INDIGENOUS STUDENTS TO SHARE THEIR STORIES Are you an Indigenous student enrolled in grades 7 or 8, or in high school? We want to hear from you!

The University of Sudbury, a member of the Laurentian Federation, is calling on Indigenous youth to submit a creative writing composition on the theme "What being Indigenous means to me!"

Creative writing submissions can take the form of a short story, poem, short essay, open letter, song or written artwork.

Submissions will be showcased in the University of Sudbury's Indigenous Me publication and should touch on but are not limited to: cultural teachings, experiences, traditions, expressions you strongly connect with and/or feel best honors your Indigenous heritage.

Help us promote cultural pride and diversity through your stories.

Why take part?

  • Become a published writer.
  • Each published writer will receive a copy of the publication and a certificate of participation for their portfolio.
  • Published writers will be invited to tour the University and have a headshot photo taken to accompany their work.
  • Two top writers will be awarded prizes and recognized at the University's Award ceremony, where they will be offered the opportunity to read an excerpt of their work.
  • Share your cultural pride and diversity.
  • Participate in a youth focused publication.

Submission deadline: Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Projected publication release:May 2019

Click this link to View the Indigenous Me Youth Publication Contest Poster or here to Access the Indigenous Me Submission Form

For more information, please visit www.usudbury.ca and click on the "High School Initiatives" tab for the Contest Guidelines And DetailsGuidelines And Details.